New Trivia Questions from “Page-A-Day” 5/19

This week’s questions:

1) In the world of computer programs, what is a CAPTCHA?

2) What tiny town in the Australian outback was home to Mick Dundee, the title character of the 1986 film comedy Crocodile Dundee?

3) What well-known drug was called Oculinum when it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1989?

4) What international airport has a wedding planner available for travelers who want to get hitched in a hangar or some other aviation-related venue?

5) What highly regarded 1962 film–the winner of seven Oscars–has no female speaking parts?

 

This week’s answers:

1) A program used to verify that data is being entered by a human.

2) Walkabout Creek. The film, featuring Paul Hogan as Dundee, had two sequels, Crocodile Dundee II (1988) and Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001).

3) Botox. At the time, the drug was being used to treat crossed eyes and uncontrollable blinking. The name was changed in 1991.

4) Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

5) Lawrence of Arabia.

Source: Workman Publishing / Page-A-Day

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